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A250162 Number of length n+1 0..3 arrays with the sum of adjacent differences multiplied by some arrangement of +-1 equal to zero. 1
4, 20, 96, 436, 1880, 7836, 32032, 129572, 521256, 2091052, 8376368, 33529908, 134168632, 536772668, 2147287104, 8589541444, 34358952008, 137437380684, 549752668240, 2199016964180, 8796080439384, 35184346923100, 140737438023776 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

LINKS

R. H. Hardin, Table of n, a(n) for n = 1..59

FORMULA

Empirical: a(n) = 8*a(n-1) - 21*a(n-2) + 22*a(n-3) - 8*a(n-4).

Conjectures from Colin Barker, Nov 12 2018: (Start)

G.f.: 4*x*(1 - 3*x + 5*x^2) / ((1 - x)^2*(1 - 2*x)*(1 - 4*x)).

a(n) = 2*(2 - 3*2^n + 4^n + 2*n).

(End)

EXAMPLE

Some solutions for n=6:

..1....3....3....2....3....2....2....2....2....1....1....2....1....0....2....1

..1....0....2....3....3....0....2....2....2....1....0....0....1....2....0....0

..0....3....1....3....3....2....3....3....2....3....3....0....1....2....3....2

..3....1....0....0....0....3....1....1....2....2....3....2....3....3....0....1

..0....2....3....3....3....2....3....2....1....0....1....3....3....1....2....2

..1....1....0....1....3....0....2....0....0....1....2....2....0....3....0....2

..3....3....1....2....3....2....2....0....2....3....1....0....1....2....2....3

CROSSREFS

Column 3 of A250167.

Sequence in context: A254943 A099025 A008353 * A296665 A057087 A151254

Adjacent sequences:  A250159 A250160 A250161 * A250163 A250164 A250165

KEYWORD

nonn

AUTHOR

R. H. Hardin, Nov 13 2014

STATUS

approved

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